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Latest models

We have 33 owner reviews for the latest Volkswagen Golf:

Older models

Hatchback (1,174 owner reviews)

2013 onwards

  • Average owner rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    i bought the car with 12miles on it. we did not drive fast or give full throttle the first 3000...

    opted out of having compnay car, and wanted something smaller and more fun to drive. brought golf GTD, which so...

    BUYER BEWARE! This car's electrics are prone to faults. The car is known to stall or not start at all due...

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  • Average owner rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    The Golf R is the best car I have ever owned in 45 years of motoring.It is perfectly usable as...

    I have owned three golfs since 2012 the first a three door 2011 GTI manual which was a dream...

    I picked up my Golf R last week and its been a revelation. If you bear in mind I sold...

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2009 - 2016

2004 - 2009

  • Average owner rating: 3.4 out of 5 3.4
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Great handling and very responsive once warmed up. Noisy - but then I like a throaty diesel sound. Mileage is...

    I've had this car three months and I enjoy driving it. With a new battery it definitely goes and manoeuvres...

    This is a spacious, reliable car which is very economical to run in terms of MPG, insurance and car tax. It...

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  • Average owner rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Well well well, where do I start with this utter piece of junk? Bought from a VW dealer for “piece of...

    Quite possibly the worst & most unreliable car I’ve ever owned. Quality is dreadful and fuel economy poor. Not a good...

    This is a 16 year old that I took back in P/X for a car I was selling stands me...

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  • Average owner rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Always loved these cars, bought one recently and don’t regret a thing. A little thirsty but still getting 22-25mog round...

    Good size. Not too big, not too small. The only other things that would be nice are a bit better...

    Its a Golf, therefore plenty of room, storage, ergonomic touches and such.

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1997 - 2005

1992 - 2001

1981 - 1993

Estate (53 owner reviews)

2009 - 2016

  • Average owner rating: 3.4 out of 5 3.4
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Brought this in 2018 with 103k Miles. Now with exactly 140k 19 months later we have replaced a few consumables...

    Good car, drives well. Done 11k miles in it so far. Have been using shell v power diesel for about...

    Very large boot, fullsize spare wheel, and roof rails make this excellent for carrying loads...

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2004 - 2009

1997 - 2005

  • Average owner rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Complete service history. Bodywork is perfect - not a touch of rust even under the wheel arches. 98k on the...

    Despite having covered an eyebrow-raising mileage, the Golf really is rather good. Admittedly, the turbo's a bit lazy, the synchromesh,...

    Spacious, comfortable and incredibly economical - much better than the published figures. It average...

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1992 - 2001

Convertible (36 owner reviews)

2009 - 2016

1992 - 2001

1981 - 1993

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